Posts by Grad school

Undergraduate research

By Janice Allen • January 24, 2014

Researching, writing and presenting professionally prepares undergrads for the realities of most master's programs. (Photo by Dale Prince via Flickr)

The role of undergraduate research has been debated recently, including in the Gazette. Presenting at conferences or writing for journals alongside one’s studies may …

I’ve been to grad school—twice

By Janice Allen • November 1, 2013


I’ve started a graduate degree in the sciences twice: first a masters in environmental science, and now a doctorate in geology. I’ve learned a …

Grad school

By Shelby Rutledge • September 27, 2013

Is grad school the right choice for you? (photo by Bryn Karcha)

As many students know, there’s been a lot of media coverage talking about the uselessness of the arts: an undergrad in English (for example) …

Life after fourth year

By Clark Jang • September 30, 2011

4th year student. Photo by Katrina Pyne.

And the restlessness that awaits
It’s almost midnight on a Thursday evening. A young woman in the library is poring over her books— marking them …